A. In a single word, No. Let me explain. In doing so, bits of what I will say I have covered in other articles. But most of this is new material.
Q. Who afflicted Job? Was it Satan or God?
A. As I have explained in an earlier Q&A about whether God is the author of sin, God is the ultimate and first cause of everything, but He is not the immediate cause of all things. That is, He uses secondary means.